Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms

 

Q: Why private cloud over public cloud?

A: A private cloud is chosen over a public cloud when the cloud data and applications running in the environment must be isolated from other networks.  Read Full Answer Here.

 

Q: What is self-service provisioning in cloud computing?

A: Self-service provisioning in cloud computing is enabled by many public cloud providers so that you can pay as you go to use public resources. Read Full Answer Here

 

Q: What is private and public cloud computing?

A: IT uses private and public cloud computing to develop, test, and run applications used to support business activities as well as revenue-generating applications and services. Read Full Answer Here.

 

Q: What is orchestration in cloud computing?

A: Orchestration in cloud computing is the process of configuring the provisioning of infrastructure to include security, permissions, and domain specific settings so that the final orchestrated elements are ready to use. Read Full Answer Here.

 

Q: What is hybrid cloud management?

A: Hybrid cloud management includes configuring and orchestrating provisioning infrastructure that spans both private cloud environments in data centers as well as in public cloud environments.
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Q: What is demand self-service in cloud computing?

A: Demand self-service in cloud computing can be configured in public cloud environments to handle peak usage automatically. When the computing power of resources running in the cloud needs to scale to more capacity, the resources can be provisioned for the extra demand. Read Full Answer Here.

 

Q: What is a hybrid cloud service?

A: A hybrid cloud service includes digital assets from a combination of on-premises infrastructure and some assets from hosted public or private cloud environments. Read Full Answer Here.

 

Q: What is cloud automation?

A: Cloud automation is used to eliminate manual steps when provisioning infrastructure and services running in private and public cloud environments. Read Full Answer Here.

 

Q: How does hybrid cloud work?

A: A hybrid cloud includes elements from both private cloud on-premises resources as well as public cloud resources. In many cases, the goal of a hybrid cloud is to provide a dynamic environment where a service can have both private and public cloud resources as the preferred architecture. Read Full Answer Here.

 

Q: What is cloud management software?

A: Cloud management software helps IT administrators provision and manage resources from multiple private and public cloud environments. Read Full Answer Here.

 

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